Health and Safety Agent Services

 

The Construction Health and Safety Agent may be appointed by a “Client” to ensure that he/she complies with their statutory duties under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Act No. 85 of 1993) and applicable regulations such as the Construction Regulations 2014, etc

A Construction Health and Safety Agent is expected to be experienced and knowledgeable in:

  • Identifying and developing an appropriate health and safety legal framework for a construction project
  • Principles of cause and effect analysis and its application to hazard identification and risk management on  construction project
  • Identifying leading construction health and safety practice and applying such to a construction project
  • Construction project health and safety risk profiling
  • Designing and developing a construction project health and safety management system
  • Construction project health and safety policy and standards
  • Design risk management
  • Construction health and safety resource planning across all stages of a construction project
  • Construction health and safety budgeting
  • Occupational hygiene in construction
  • Construction project health and safety risk communication
  • Construction health and safety document management
  • Construction project emergency preparedness and response planning
  • Human factors in construction health and safety
  • Construction project health and safety standards, safe work procedures and processes
  • Construction project health and safety training and competency requirements
  • Construction project health and safety systems, legal compliance, verification, auditing, audit result analysis and reporting
  • Construction health and safety management system reviews
  • Change management
  • Construction health and safety trends analysis